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  • Short Summary

    Traditional ceremony before the start of hunting in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "France. The Blessing of the Hounds on festival of St Hubert, Patron Saint of hunting, inaugurates French Hunting."

    France.

    Huntsmen and their dogs gather before priest and altar boys. MS as the priest shakes Holy Water over the hounds.

    Huntsmen play on their horns.

    CU of hounds.

    More shots of huntsmen playing horns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    875.27
    Media URN:
    12853
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:36:00 / 01:43:35:00
    Canister:
    31/92

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